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Burger Culture

279 Trafalgar St, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-546 9020
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“donuts” (21 reviews)
“onion rings” (14 reviews)
“burger” (106 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
American, Bar, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
279 Trafalgar St, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 175 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited for snacks after the movie and decided to order the “Hot and Spicy” chicken wings. After about 20 minutes we got our wings and all bit into one. The wings were SO SPICY you couldn’t eat them, let alone enjoy them! I usually...More

Thank Venture15795870091
Reviewed 1 week ago

Gourmet style burgers, a wee bit dearer then the "cheap" burger, but worth it if this what you feel like a real burger. This is going out fro a meal not a low cost takeaway.

Thank Nigel C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is great for its burgers but anything else is extra even the chips so be mindful of this when ordering.k

Thank Tina C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First of all it's not often you go to a place and 10 wings means ten FULL wings. We were amazed at the size of this plate alone. And my girlfriend is North American! The quinoa and vegetables salad was a great accompaniment to the...More

Thank Z2040ORmikeh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I m a regular customer, staff is awesome!But new menu, prices up again and less burgers to choose from. Not sure I ll go again.

Thank HadrienL10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice spot for a quick bite with friends. Truffle fries and truffle mayo were highlights! Pretty decent burgers but nothing to write home about. Love the quirks like gameboys at the bar and the retro arcade games. Doughnuts are pretty good but very sweet -...More

Thank FBNelson
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Have been meaning to try BC for a while now, so when we drove by and saw it was busy, we thought we'd missed out again, luckily there was 1 free table. My burger was very good, the choices are broad and the service was...More

Thank MartinCamilleri
Reviewed 20 September 2018

My truffle burger was fine though not exceptional, but the vibe and service was great and I'd happily eat there again.

Thank trevorjmorrison
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Really nice atmosphere with great staff. But food was a bit underwhelming, certainly no more better then Burgerfuel or the likes. Onion rings were amazing though

Thank JustPlaneMad
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely staff. Awesome atmosphere. I had the "Snoop Hog" burger, it was so fresh and filling. I thought I would try a hardshake...it was basically just blacked spice rum with a bit of milk, it was perfect!

1  Thank Kevin K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$17
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 279 Trafalgar St, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-546 9020
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Welcome to Burger Culture, Nelson's only dedicated burger joint that is fresh, handcrafted, and independent. The team is an amalgamation of people we have loved working with in the past with a passion for hospitality and drive for success. Family is one of our key values, and everyone who works here is a part of that.
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